tr1100 problem

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by wahlturfcare, Nov 11, 2008.

  1. wahlturfcare

    wahlturfcare LawnSite Senior Member
    from iowa
    Messages: 534

    i have a older tr1100 that ran fine untill yesterday and kept shutting off after a couple minutes then was hard to start and now wont start at all.
    I replaced the plug, hoses.filter and still no luck. I did check and fuel is flowing pretty good and it is getting good spark when its cranking.
    Even adding a bit of fuel to the carb does nothing, but did help yesterday.
    i did test the kill switch and grounded it to the truck like i always did and only lost spark when i took it off the carb linkage.

    Any thoughts?
  2. Mr. Force® Billy Goat Industries

    Mr. Force® Billy Goat Industries LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 511

    I'm not an engine guy but it sounds fuel related. I'd review the fuel system and check the tank itself. It sounds like a clog of some form. It it runs for a period then dies it sounds like it's using up the available fuel then starving.

    If you're not able to find anything I'd go to a dealer where a mechanic can trouble shoot it and get you back to making money.

  3. Accu-cut Lawn Care

    Accu-cut Lawn Care LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,206

    Bad gas can do this too.

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